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Queer Street*** E3 6a

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A fantastic, but often frustrating and energy sapping route which is getting rather polished. Very safe, but strenuous to make it so. Climb to the groove and bridge up this until a layback sequence is demanded. If successful, move left to easier climbing leading to the break. Direct finish - straight up from the top of the groove. FA. (Direct Finish) Gary Gibson, Ian Riddington 1984 © ROCKFAX
FA. T.Proctor, C.Jackson 8.71. FA. (Direct finish) G.Gibson, I.Riddington 24.5.84 Aug/1971

Ticklists: Trad climbs for sport climbers, World Graded List, Peak Rock/10/White Life.

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This climb is in 81 logbooks, and on 12 wishlists.

Quite simply, nails.
Rachel Slater - 2nd O/S - 04/Aug/14 with Justin Timms

Awesome sandbag!
Justin T - Lead dog - 04/Aug/14 with Rachel

Hidden - Lead dnf - 25/Jul/14

Hidden - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

hard. and pumpy. and dirty - when was this last climbed? bit disappointed not to get the onsight but gave it my all and fell just before the rotten stuck wire. after a rest i found a better way of doing that section which is easier and less strenuous. next time...
Alex@home - Lead dog - 11/Jul/13 with The Doctor

Hannes B - 2nd - 28/Mar/12 with Sam H

EagerAndy - 2012

Hidden - Lead - 22/Oct/11

Brown - 2nd - 01/Oct/11 with Henry

really hard! looks pretty grubby from the ground but is mainly clean
w.pettet-smith - 2nd - Aug/11 with greg

Speeddemonsi - Lead - 02/Jul/11

Had been hoping to get it clean this time. Getting to the crux wasn't easy but not too bad. Unfortunately then had the usual problem - couldn't read the moves quickly enough, so fell off the crux. Got back on, made a bit more progress and slipped off carelessly. Got it third go (sort of laybacking). Clean to the top after the crux, going left at the thread, then finishing direct past a hard section which was a bit dirty. Disappointed not to get this clean.
Misha - Lead dog - 04/Jun/11 with Tom, Mark

tuftynick - 2nd rpt - 19/May/11 with ben winston

Fell at the crux once, then had a rest before and after the crux for each. Disappointed. But it was an excellent route.
masa-alpin - Lead dog - 17/Apr/11 with Ed P

Michael Ryan - 2nd - 10/Apr/11 with Lucian Cottle, Chris Plant, Nic Kidd, Mark Leach, Craig Smith

Hidden - Lead dnf - 09/Apr/11

kingholmesy - Lead dog - 2011 with Dan Lane

AlexRenshaw - 2nd - 11/Jul/10 with Tim Raffle, Thomas Renshaw

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jul/10

Bry - 2nd dog - 26/Jun/10 with Trys

Seymore Butt - 2010

Dogged it to the crux, getting increasingly knackered. Fell off the crux a few times (couldn't quite get the balance right), then gave up. Top roped without too much of a problem after Brian led the route. Another one to come back and do cleanly.
Misha - Lead dnf - 23/Aug/09

Some gear already in as Misha failed to lead it.
Brian Rodgers - Lead β - 23/Aug/09 with Misha

MONKEY78 - 2nd - Jul/09 with adam ellwood

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/09

skygodley - Lead O/S - 11/May/08

Boy - 2008

nige - Lead - 23/Aug/07 with sven rowan

Toby Dunn - Lead O/S - 03/Jun/07 with Joe Bawden

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Al

lead on steves 'pre-placed' gear, although i hung around a little to get a more acceptable tick. finished up the big flake on left, direct looked mucky and crap.
Alex Mason - Lead O/S - 21/Apr/07 with Steve Ramsden

Ian Jones - 2007

Boy - 2006

shark - Lead rpt - 09/Jul/05 with Mike Garton

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - 2003

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

mikedelderfield - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/96 with Steven Delderfield

ste_d - Lead O/S - 01/Jun/96 with mik

Billg - Lead O/S - 1995

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Aug/94

Dave Musgrove - 2nd - 04/Jul/93 with David

ChrisJD - Lead - Jun/93 with rc

Roget - Lead RP - 28/Mar/93

Tony Little - Lead RP - 19/Aug/92 with Merk

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/92

Hidden - 2nd - 28/Apr/91

Hidden - 1991

keefe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with Glenn Sutcliffe

Glenn Sutcliffe - AltLd - 14/Jul/90 with keefe

andybirtwistle - Lead - 19/May/90 with Steve Brewis

Rich Kirby - Lead O/S - Mar/90 with Will (S. Williamson)

DDDD - Lead O/S - 1990

Hidden - 1990

Dave Douglas - 2nd O/S - 20/Jul/89 with Stuart Cameron

phardman - Lead O/S - 25/Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - 11/Jun/89

Hidden - Lead - Jun/89

craig d - Lead O/S - Jun/89

Bruce Kerr - Lead - 30/Apr/89 with Grahame Nicoll

Hidden - Lead - 13/Apr/89

Bulls Crack - Lead O/S - 1989

shark - Lead - 1988 with John Codling

Stoney Boy - 2nd - Jun/87 with Steve Wigmore

rob.grafton - 1987

Hidden - 2nd - 1986

Derek Furze - Lead - 1986

sadams - 2nd - 27/Jul/85 with Robin Curley

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 03/Jul/85 with Kim Greenald

Hidden - 25/May/85

Mike Owen - 17/May/85 with Simon King

shark - Lead - 26/Apr/85 with Dave Marsh

andy gittins - 1985

sadams - 2nd - 23/Jun/84 with Pete Herrod

Ian Jones - 1983 with Rich Lewis, Robert Kieske, Mick Ward, Karen Ghiselli

Hidden - 1982

Andy Stephenson - 2nd - 02/Aug/81 with Chris Plant

redjerry - Lead O/S - Jun/80 with Roy Williamson

Mark Kemball - Lead - 11/May/80 with John Jefferies

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hard E40 of 28
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easy E45 of 28
hard E318 of 28
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Style of ascent

Lead43 of 81 (53.1%)
Followed17 of 81 (21.0%)
Alt Leads3 of 81 (3.7%)
Unknown18 of 81 (22.2%)

'Climbed'49 of 81 (60.5%)
clean O/S17 of 81 (21.0%)
clean β1 of 81 (1.2%)
clean rpt2 of 81 (2.5%)
clean RP3 of 81 (3.7%)
dogged6 of 81 (7.4%)
dnf3 of 81 (3.7%)